Butler County Health Department requiring masks for everyone attending community baby shower

Greg Williams
Butler County Times Gazette
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The Butler County Health Department will be requiring that everyone attending the Baby Jubilee Community Baby Shower to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. 

COVID-19 cases are up 26.7% in Butler County and the cases are up 48.7% in Kansas. Therefore, the BCHD would like to protect the babies, pregnant mothers, and everyone else attending the baby shower. 

The Baby Jubilee Community Baby Shower this year on Aug. 4 from 4-6 p.m. at the Butler County Community Building on 206 N. Griffith St., El Dorado.

In celebration of World Breastfeeding, there will be a community baby shower for expecting parents and parents with a child under the age of 1. Parents can meet various vendors and organizations in Butler County to support families.

Here's a list of other vendors at the community baby shower:

  • Child Start’s Early Childhood Connections program
  • Rainbows United 
  • The Pregnancy and Family Resource Center
  • KanCare Ombudsman Office
  • Butler County Transit Program
  • Alliance for Multispecialty Research
  • Kansas Children's Service League
  • Parents as Teachers

More:Latest Butler County COVID-19 update shows the highest number of confirmed cases since March

There will also be a free 30-minute Safe Sleep course that will be offered at 4 p.m.. 4:45 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. After completing the training, each household will receive a Pack-N-Play. You must register for this training online. One ticket per couple.